Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Move to Foxes Could Be Fantastic for Free Agent Bac

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Move to Foxes Could Be Fantastic for Free Agent Bac

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BACARY Sagna is being linked with a move to Leicester City as his curious football exile drags on.

The former City right back has been a free agent since he was released by the Blues in June but, despite being strongly linked with several Premier League clubs - including Brighton and Crystal Palace - he has not yet found a new club.

The struggling Foxes are the latest club to show an interest in the 34-year-old, who was a victim of Pep Guardiola's cull of all four of his fullbacks last season.

The Blues boss decided that Sagna, Pablo Zabaleta, Gael Clichy and Aleks Kolarov were all on the wrong side of 30 to be playing in that high-energy position. So he spent £120m bringing in Benjamin Mendy, Kyle Walker and Danilo in their place - as well as making an abortive attempt to land Dani Alves. …

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